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along -- california would join along with 24 hour states that have a program like this in place already and senator hill says while dui arrests have gone down, california has still not done enough. >> still people are dying. still people are being injured and i think that we can't look the other way and we can't give up our efforts. >> reporter: state senator jerry hill was joined by chp and peninsula law enforcement to introduce senate bill 55 that would require second dui offenders to install an ignition interlocking device for a year. >> this bill will make it clear that if repeat offenders do not complete the ignition interlock program, then they will never get their license back. >> reporter: earlier this month the national transportation safety board recommended anyone convicted of drunk driving not just repeat offenders install the device. peninsula law enforcement say they back the senator's plan. >> 17 repeat offenders for dui arrests. each of those 17 have had their second offense. so this legislation that is being proposed today is actually needed to be added as part of the
of the year, are arriving along the california coast n some places, water is rising a couple of inches and others several feet. this was the manzanita park and ride where drivers were warned. risk. >> it just keeps getting higher every day. >> reporter: members of the marin rowing association says it's not as high as they have seen it but pretty close. >> looking at the bridge, you can see the watermark almost at its highest. >> the water is high and because of the high tides there's a lot of stuff floating into it so the boats are bumping into things, a lot of partially submerged logs and a pumpkin floated by. >> reporter: these tides happen once a year but some scientists say they are a look into the future. sea level will rise a foot within 40 years so researchers are asking people to document these tides and post pictures on to draw attention to how the shoreline is constantly changing. at high tide it's hard to tell where the bay ends and parking lot beginnings. you can see water up past my ankles. as fast as this water comes pouring in, it takes about an h
marriages to resume in california. >>> a man is in serious condition after falling 30 feet at the oakland coliseum. it happened last night during the raider bronco game. it had just started. the man apparently climbed over a wall on the concourse outside the third deck. police say the fall was accidental. >>> just days after two australian djs tricked workers on releasing medical information one of the nurses involved has been found dead. her body was found near the hospital today. police say it does not appear suspicious. the royal family says they are deeply saddened and express condolences to the family. the djs had apologized for the prank and never expected the call to go through. >>> several people have been hurt in an earthquake in japan. it triggered tsunami warnings and fears of another disaster in that region. >> reporter: reporters in this tokyo news room braced themselves as the 7.3 quake rocked the building shaking monitors and lights and rattling nerves. skyscrapers swayed for several minutes. authorities issued a tsunami warning. the quake struck the same japanese coast dev
america are here in lakewood lining the streets in front of her family's home. she was born in california and industry experts say the singer was on the verge of becoming a big name here in the states. >> she had just signed deal to do a comedy with abc, so, she was really poised for mainstream success. >> reporter: family friends say she never let fame go to her head. >> she gave everything and always game around. >> reporter: her mother says she is sure her daughter is now singing to the lord. in lakewood, california, theresa garcia, cbs5. former international fund leader strauss-kahn has reached a agreement with a new york city hotel mate who accused him of sexual assault. the lawsuit stems from an encounter in may of last year that forced strauss-kahn's resignation from the imf and cut off his capitolcy for the french presidency. the terms of the settlement are confidential. >>> some of san francisco's homeless and jobless may soon be carrying cell phones around town. approval by the city would provide phones nearly free of charge. we have more live with that story. the big questi
looking cold front. it's already making its way into northern parts of california. we have seen some gusts now to 38 miles per hour in crescent city. those winds are headed toward the bay area just beginning to pick up outside. in fact, a wind advisory going into effect this evening expected to see some of those winds sustained between 20 to 35 miles per hour along the coastline and over the mountaintops, we could see some of those gusts in excess of 50 miles an hour. so it's going to be a ripping storm and a lot of rain too. you'll be surprised to see how big these rain totals are coming up. we'll have more on that and the rest of your weather in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> an apartment fire in san francisco forced more than two dozen residents out into the cold this morning. the call came at about 5:30 a.m. smoke and flames were seen on the third floor of the building at 119 broad street. residents were evacuated. one firefighter was treated for smoke inhalation. but no word yet on the cause. >>> around the bay area now, a japanese diplomat pleaded guilty to two domestic violence ch
in northern california. >> lawmakers head home for the holidays without a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff." >> and there's good and bad news for california jobs. unemployment is down, but find out which big company is taking hundreds of jobs out of state. [ female announcer ] here's to a whole world of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. get breyer's ice cream for $2.88 and dessert will surely shine. make it a grand finale with starbucks just $6.99. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before. chevron plans to move those spots to houston over the nt two years.. but the company does plan to keep i corporate headquarters in san ramon. th some 800 bay area jobs may move out of town. chevron plans to move 800 jobs to houston but keep their headquarters in san ramon. >>> california's jobless rate dipped below 10% last month for the first time in four years. we are down to 9.8%. that's from 10.1% in october. the last time the cali
after his boat was rammed off the coast of southern california. the guard was there investigating suspected smuggling near the channel islands just off santa barbara. during the investigation, a small guard boat was hit by a smuggler's vessel on sunday. two members of the guard were thrown into the apartment. one was killed, the other had minor injuries. >>> tensions are rising in syria after intelligence official in washington, d.c. reported movement of chemical weapons components in the country in recent days. syria will not confirm if it has chemical weapons. but it is adamant that if it does it would not use them on its people. meanwhile, violence near the airport in damascus forced the flights of egypt to turn back today and the u.n. announced a short time ago it's pulling out all its nonessential staff from the country amid security concerns. >>> an appeals court is hearing the case of former bart police officer who killed an unarmed man in 2009. officer johannes mehserle appealed his conviction in the death of oscar grant. grant was detained by bart police during an alterca
of the most thinly staffed metropolitan fire districts in california. >> reporter: the closures would take effect in january including walnut creek, martinez, lafayette and clayton. the city's only fire station. he says all cities went district would be impacted. >> once we start taking any of those stations out of service, then having 10 units at a fire is going to have a bigger impact come january than it would now if we had all of our companies in service. >> reporter: not to mention the closures would come during the holidays when districts see an increase in chimney and house fires. as for the board's take on this, i spoke with supervisor karen mitchoff on the phone a few moments ago and they are going to consider all options, she says, including reserved firefighters, trained volunteers. they are also looking at what calls they would go on. live in martinez, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> and on the bay area watch on this tuesday, firefighters battled a massive foust hire in petaluma. check it out. it happened this morning, crews were called out just after 3:30 this morning to stadler lan
it a little push. the ice just clogs it up. >> reporter: the storm started in california last weekend and crossed the country creating blizzards in the midwest and south. several people died in traffic accidents. and the roads remain dangerous for holiday travelers heading home. in arkansas, this man needed a tow after sliding into a ditch. >> going about 55 or 60 and i hit like a chunk of ice or something. >> reporter: the weather caused thousands of flight cancellations this week. and more delays are expected in the northern part of the country today. one family is trying to get to miami and keeping an eye on their flight. >> we are delayed a bit. hopefully we'll get out of here. i'm fine with an hour delay. just, you know, trying to at least make it out some point today. >> reporter: in the south, people are still cleaning up after a series of christmas day tornadoes. the powerful winds ripped this trailer park in alabama apart. >> the home behind us was rolled off its foundations into the woods and pretty much destroyed and obliterated. >> reporter: it's believed some 40 tornadoe
of schools and a lot of those moves are coming from california politicians. >> we have failed our children over and over and over again. we have failed at the most basic task of keeping them safe. >> reporter: senator barbara boxer introduced two new bills today, the school safety enhancements acts would fund things like tip lines, surveillance equipment and secured entrances at schools, and federal agencies would work together to develop new school safety guidelines. the second bill would allow the federal government to reimburse governors who want to use national guard troops to help secure schools. >> we have to do more than talk because we've talked before. we've cried before. we've lamented before. so we have to act. >> reporter: president obama said this morning he is ready to act. >> the fact that this problem is complex can no longer be an excuse for doing nothing. >> reporter: he is naming vice president joe biden to lead a new task force to offer concrete proposals to curb gun violence. >> this is a team that has a very specific task, to pull together real reforms right now. >> r
. steve sanchez where are you from? >> richmond, california. >> i know it hasn't been a stellar season at 3-9. what do you anticipate tonight? >> i'm looking for a beatdown one way or another. hopefully. we're black hole until we die so we need to stop the run, stop the pass, we need to do something. >> reporter: what do you think about lawrence karnow's weather forecast? >> hey, i love the weather so far. it's looking good. i see blue skies coming. going to be a beautiful night. >> reporter: in fact, we have your raider nation forecast. as the raters play host to the denver broncos kick off at 5:00 tonight. the clouds are breaking unfortunately. we're anticipating no rain for the first time in seven days in this forecast. the clouds are breaking up. we are also forecasting -- >> whoo! >> -- a big raider nation win tonight. i know lawrence karnow one of the biggest raider fans had town is happy to see that. lawrence, there's a little guy right here who is kind of excited to meet you. >> hi there! how are you doing! > >> reporter: what do you think about the weather today? >> i don
12 miles of northern california beaches is puzzling marine biologists. thousands of squid washed up during high tide yesterday along miles of the monterey bay shore. the humboldt squid stranded themselves from aptos to watsonville. some people tried to put them back in the bay but the deep water creatures swam back to shore. a graduate student observing it said this could probably -- said the squid probably don't know where they are. >> they don't see the shore very often so it might be they don't understand what's going on around them and they are trying to get away and don't realize if they swim towards the shore, they are going to run out of water eventually. >> researchers say that mass strandings are common when squid invade a new area, although seagulls and other critters are likely to gorgeous on the carcasses. scientists warn people not to touch or eat the squid as they may contain toxins. >>> if they were old enough, they would be booked into jail and charged with a measure 11 robbery 1 which would land them 90 months in prison. >> an unbelievable crime by a par of even mor
to them, then they haveto ask, are they americans is it. >> harsh words from a california republicans as the "fiscal cliff" face-off continues in washington. >> a bay area couple plays see contract santa at walmart handing out cash and gifts to total strangers. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. had the showers beginning to wind down but we are getting ready for a bitter cold night. we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, world trade center in new yk is well on its way to completion. this morning crs began lifting the first of 8 >>> after years of delays, the new site of the one world trade center in new york is on the way to completion. this morning crews began lifting the first of 18 pieces of the spire to the top of the building. it could take three months before they finish. when it's done, it will be the tallest building in the western hemisphere. >> beautiful. >> yes. >>> today's once in a lifetime date, it's nearly -- well, it is, it's 12:12:12 on 12/12/12. the date spawns mass weddings and superstition. >> just being born on this da
.s. until 2004. today california's dianne feinstein says she's already working on new legislation that would ban them again. >> it will ban the sale, the transfer, the importation and the possession, not retroactively but prospectively, and it will ban the same for big clips, drums or strips of more than 10 bullets. >> and pundits say friday's tragedy may have been a tipping point for the issue. there are long-time opponents to gun control and gun rights activists who say now is the time to consider reasonable restrictions even including lifetime n ra member senator joe manchin of west virginia. >>> the newtown shooting may have prompted many gun owners in the bay area to turn in their wells. over the weekend san francisco and oakland had gun buy-back events. more than 600 guns were turned in too police officers. gun owners got $200 in exchange. the event was so popular the officers had to give out ious. both locations saw crowds twice as large as expected. >>> and in headlines around the bay area, san francisco police are looking for three suspects in a home invasion robbery. the men charge
sierras of california just a few days ago. in washington. >> let's go head and look at live pictures. this is dallas texas. you can see the snow is falls there. the snow could rival the storms of 1982 when 29 tornadoes killed three people across five states. >>> firefighters in the south bay are trying to find what caused a commercial building to go up in flames this morning. the fire started just before 5:00 a.m. at the engineering building on dill avenue in campbell. a business in the back of the structure was damaged including a car but nobody was hurt. took a lot of firefighters to fight it. >>> still no sign of a drunk driving suspect who jumped off a bridge into a rushing creek in marin. investigators say the 24-year- old anthony donaldson ran from a dui checkpoint. he was later seen in the creek. police tried to coax him out but he swam away and hasn't been seen. >>> and dozens of first of all erin mates were pardoned, 79 convict felons were pardoned. most were convicted of drug offenses, one of them is ken benedict who joined an inmate fire crew in prison. he is now a school
-old described as a leader in his own way. >>> in southern california, a woman and boy were killed after a minivan they were in crashed with an suv police were trying to pull over christmas night on the 210 freeway in pasadena. before the crash, officers were trying to pull the suv over for a traffic violation. but it took off. the four people in the suv suffered moderate injuries. they are all facing vehicular manslaughter charges. >>> president obama is cutting short his vacation in hawaii to work on budget negotiations. mr. obama plans to leave hawaii late today and arrive in d.c. early tomorrow. he and members of congress are trying to find a way to avert the so-called "fiscal cliff." lawmakers will also be back in session on thursday without a deal by the end of the year automatic spending cuts and tax increases going into effect. >>> starbucks is trying to do what it can to urge a "fiscal cliff" compromise. the coffee chain is asking employees at its cafes in the d.c. area to write the words "come together" on cups for the next two days. starbucks plans to continue the effort on so
as the storm begins to wind down. but another nice storm making its way through california into the sierra nevada where they have picked up more rain and snow across the higher peaks. behind that still quit a few clouds so looks rather murky outside right now but dry over the bay bridge at this hour. the temperature is staying fairly cool to mild outside. 58 degrees in concord. 64 san jose. and 61 degrees in san francisco. still as we head throughout the afternoon i think the showers will be coming to and and then some partial clearing possible maybe a couple of sunny breaks if we're lucky then tonight it will be partly cloudy, likely to see some patchy dense fog and that will be the main concern i think over the next few days as some of that tule fog developing in some of the interior valleys. dry weather ahead as high pressure is going to build in slowly but enough to send the jet stream further north and turn off the rain. so the future is looking dry just a few more leftover showers but today then things begin to settle down a bit traveling around the state 50s into the sacramento vall
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